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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 01:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By robbiedobbie
Ive read other reports where these tyres have...

Ive read other reports where these tyres have been used without incident. I"ll be doing the same.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 425,317
Posted By robbiedobbie
:rofl:rofl:rofl Reminds me of a story i...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

Reminds me of a story i heard about a Qld car dealer who buys cars at auction. The day before the sale he places an open ziplick bag full fo dog shit under the drivers seat of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By robbiedobbie
There is a rumour that the stock TKC8o's fitted...

There is a rumour that the stock TKC8o's fitted to the new GSA (at least in OZ) as standard, are not as strong a carcass as the 110/19 etc tyres. which will translate to rim damage, particularly in...
Forum: Vendors 07-05-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 520,611
Posted By robbiedobbie
New BMW GSA

Hi Woody, I have the new GSA with a 3' x19" front rim. Ive just returned from riding on some very rough tracks and roads in central Australia. I have found that 7 front spokes were not even finger...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 42,595
Posted By robbiedobbie
East Coast

Is anyone from northern NSW or SE Qld going? Just back from Birdsville but this look like a good gig:evil
Forum: Australia 06-28-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,366
Posted By robbiedobbie
Nice Video. Thanks for taking the time to make...

Nice Video. Thanks for taking the time to make and post!:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,045
Posted By robbiedobbie
Why??? What do you hope to achieve?

Why??? What do you hope to achieve?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,006
Posted By robbiedobbie
Getting back to original post, are you going to...

Getting back to original post, are you going to ge the Woody option? I think it would be a big step to go 21" and would turn the bike into something it's not meant to be. I have just returned from a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By robbiedobbie
Yes i read the Woody's webpage too. The spokes on...

Yes i read the Woody's webpage too. The spokes on my rim were loose ie rattling to the touch and spinning freely. All good now i hope but i suspect this will need continued vigilance. If you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By robbiedobbie
Ive removed my rear one after it broke and left...

Ive removed my rear one after it broke and left me stranded. I now have two small pieced of black electrical tape covering the symbol and the triangle on the dispaly. Don't notice it one bit and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By robbiedobbie
Iv'e tightened my spokes to a similar level of...

Iv'e tightened my spokes to a similar level of tension ie they all sound roughly the same. I cant detect a buckle in the rim but i did the work with the rim on the bike. I was running TKC 80's but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,689
Posted By robbiedobbie
Tkc 80

If you want to get the most out of the bike and ride is off road with some confidence then you'll need something like a TKC 80. I got 3500KM (absolutely nothing left of the knobs) out of mine. That...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By robbiedobbie
2014 GSA spokes

I have just returned from a fairly intense few days riding my GSA in Central Australia, 3760km in 5 days fully loaded. I rode in sand, clay and gibber plains. The bike was awesome and a pleasure to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,993
Posted By robbiedobbie
Awesome and inspiring

Thank you. i enjoyed every minute reading that report:clap
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,754
Posted By robbiedobbie
New gsa

I got mine last week. Its an awesomely quick bike point to point, not just fast in a straight line. As soon as you move off the weight disappears and the bike is surprisingly nimble for its size. I...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,687
Posted By robbiedobbie
Thats a nice reply. But the argument is...

Thats a nice reply. But the argument is confused, the facts sketchy and the conclusion slightly conspiratorial. The British car industry is manufacturing more cars and of higher quality (wouldn't...
Forum: Australia 03-28-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 437,200
Posted By robbiedobbie
Awesome

That is just fantastic:freaky cant imagine using for any length of time but simple, light, and practical in so many applications:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,246
Posted By robbiedobbie
Choice

Thank mate, nice story and inspiring. Hope you get many more great rides so you can write a 150k update:lol3
Forum: Australia 02-25-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4,527
Views: 640,911
Posted By robbiedobbie
Thats a Paul Rooney bike i think. The bike has...

Thats a Paul Rooney bike i think. The bike has been all through Russia and Europe, back to OZ and now in South America. The owner is a sydney ferry driver i think.:norton
Forum: Australia 02-13-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 72,195
Posted By robbiedobbie
I have a WR250R. Im 100kg and can ride at...

I have a WR250R. Im 100kg and can ride at 100-120km no problem, the bike loves to be revved. Coming back from the Styx River on Sunday we even got 138km/HR on the GPS:evil I really love the bike it...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,335
Posted By robbiedobbie
Do you want the BMW Enduro GPS file? If so PM me....

Do you want the BMW Enduro GPS file? If so PM me. its a 5 day ride through some awesome scenery.
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,829
Posted By robbiedobbie
Mine weights 162kg its an R65 with R100 pots,...

Mine weights 162kg its an R65 with R100 pots, making it an 850. CR500 forks, R1100 final drive and an R80 diff. Its running a lower 1st gear, and twin 34mm mikuni pumper carbs.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,642
Posted By robbiedobbie
Done:1drink

Done:1drink
Forum: Australia 10-13-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,263
Posted By robbiedobbie
XChallenge

BMW XC 650 Awesome bike capable, reliable, lots of parts available and will last a lifetime:norton
Forum: Australia 10-07-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,642
Posted By robbiedobbie
2 chairs 1 table :norton Does the discount apply...

2 chairs 1 table :norton Does the discount apply to the entire order?:evil
Forum: Australia 10-01-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 16,635
Posted By robbiedobbie
Is anyone passing through Armidale on the way to...

Is anyone passing through Armidale on the way to the Safari Enduro event? If so i wouldn't mind tagging along or i might take the ute and will have space for another bike?
Forum: Australia 10-01-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 16,635
Posted By robbiedobbie
I wouldn't worry too much about the inspection,...

I wouldn't worry too much about the inspection, its all a bit of a rort. They have to abide by the conditions of the roadside assistance program regardless of the sticker. For me its a 350km round...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,669
Views: 511,241
Posted By robbiedobbie
:thumb:clap

:thumb:clap
Forum: Australia 09-23-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,110
Posted By robbiedobbie
Im absolutely gutted:cry Thats the race over for...

Im absolutely gutted:cry Thats the race over for Rooney for another year. Its a tough sport alright. Good luck to those who remain. They have my total respect.:clap
Forum: Australia 09-21-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,110
Posted By robbiedobbie
Link from Rooney website

"7 out of 43 Motorcycle division starters failed to finish leg 1 of the Safari, sure testimonial of the extreme conditions machine and competitors face.

Regretfully, Chris on the 650 bike was one...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,827
Posted By robbiedobbie
That is exactly right, they do reduce the bike...

That is exactly right, they do reduce the bike shaking its head so much, but they also assist when you hit something hard when you're not expecting it, like a rock or something. They make your life...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,827
Posted By robbiedobbie
They are a great bike. i did 16000km in 10...

They are a great bike. i did 16000km in 10 months on mine and nothing went wrong, not a single thing. I did quite a lot of sand, gravel and general dirt riding on it, and i did fit a Scott's...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,952
Posted By robbiedobbie
Great news Clive! Thanks for the support and...

Great news Clive! Thanks for the support and encouragement from you and the others on the ride. Looking forward to next year if not before:1drink
Forum: Australia 08-22-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,952
Posted By robbiedobbie
Nothing wrong with me, at least nothing a few...

Nothing wrong with me, at least nothing a few days of rest wont fix, but poor Clive! What a champion bloke:deal

Thanks to everyone i met and rode with, it was great few days and as always the...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,805
Posted By robbiedobbie
http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x288/trevshow/I...

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x288/trevshow/IMG_0916_zps94080b4a.jpg

My bike is about 160kg with the following mods.

R65 motor 1000cc cylinders, larger exhaust valves and port. Twin...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By robbiedobbie
Bags sound like a good thing, freights seems high...

Bags sound like a good thing, freights seems high per bag? :wink:
Forum: Australia 07-21-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,333
Posted By robbiedobbie
Facts?

This is the Internet, facts are subjective! They are assumed to exist without evidence. Fact = (opinion x rumour):norton
Forum: Australia 06-27-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 14,952
Posted By robbiedobbie
Question Can i tag along too? Live in Armidale so can...

Can i tag along too? Live in Armidale so can join guys coming from south:D
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,781
Posted By robbiedobbie
Awesome

Great report, great photos, Thanks!
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 437,200
Posted By robbiedobbie
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl Only ridden on...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

Only ridden on Sundays (by the 7th Fleet)
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